Fox Announces Fall Premiere Dates: 'X Factor,' 'Bones,' 'Glee' Returns
Fox released its fall premiere dates for returning and new series on Wednesday, which includes early fall premieres to combat post-season baseball and staggered launches through November.
Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" kicks off the season with a two-night premiere at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and Thursday, Sept. 12.
The network's modern day adaptation on Washington Irving's Ichabod Crane story, "Sleepy Hollow" debuts after returning series, "Bones," on Monday, Sept. 16 at 9 p.m.
The Tuesday comedy block featuring returning comedies "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" get two additions. "Dads," the father-son comedy from Seth MacFarlane and starring Seth Green and Giovanni Ribisi, will premiere on Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. "Saturday Night Live" alum Andy Samberg and Andre Brauger-starrer, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" follows at 8:30 p.m.
Kid-centric "Masterchef" spinoff, "Masterchef Junior," debuts Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. It will pit eight to 13-year-olds against each other with Gordon Ramsay, Eataly's Joe Bastianich and chef Graham Elliot as their coaches.
New drama "Almost Human" gets a later fall debut -- Monday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. From J.J. Abrams, it's set 35 years in the future where cops partner up with androids.
On Nov. 8, "Bones" moves to Fridays at 8 p.m. It will be followed by an hour of comedy with "Raising Hope" at 9 p.m. and military comedy, "Enlisted," starring Chris Lowell ("Private Practice"), Parker Young ("Suburgatory") and Geoff Stults ("Ben and Kate").
See the full schedule below:
Wednesday, Sept. 11
8:00-9:00 PM THE X FACTOR (Season Premiere, Part One)
9:00-10:00 PM MASTERCHEF (Season Finale)
Thursday, Sept. 12
8:00-10:00 PM THE X FACTOR (Season Premiere, Part Two)
Monday, Sept. 16
8:00-9:00 PM BONES (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (Series Premiere)
Tuesday, Sept. 17
8:00-8:30 PM DADS (Series Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Series Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM NEW GIRL (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE MINDY PROJECT (Season Premiere)
Wednesday, Sept. 18
8:00-10:00 PM THE X FACTOR (All-New)
Thursday, Sept. 19
8:00-9:00 PM THE X FACTOR (All-New)
9:00-10:00 PM GLEE (Season Premiere)
Friday, Sept. 27
8:00-9:00 PM MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (Encore)
Sunday, Sept. 29
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM BOB'S BURGERS (Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM AMERICAN DAD (Season Premiere)
Monday, Nov. 4
8:00-9:00 PM ALMOST HUMAN (Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (All-New)
Friday, Nov. 8
8:00-9:00 PM BONES (Time Period Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM RAISING HOPE (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM ENLISTED (Series Premiere)